Humberside

Boy in pyjamas sparks police search in Grimsby

The corner of Hainton Ave and Margaret Street Image copyright Google
Image caption The boy was seen in the Margaret Street and Hainton Avenue area

Police have been searching for a young boy reported to be walking alone in his pyjamas in the early hours.

The child, thought to be about seven-years-old, was seen in the Margaret Street and Hainton Avenue area of Grimbsy at 01:00 BST, said police.

Two different people called officers about the youngster who was wearing red and blue pyjamas with blue slippers and carrying a Spiderman rucksack.

Local schools have been contacted to ask if there are any absent children.

Humberside Police said it had not received any reports of a missing child.

The boy, described as white with dark hair, has not yet been identified.

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